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Moving Quick Tips

Moving Quick Tips

Moving is never easy, but having the right products and knowing some quick tips can make it go as smooth as possible. Have a tip to share? Let us know in the comments below or post to our Facebook page: US Cargo Control Facebook.

1.) Maximize how you use moving blankets

Moving blankets, or pads, are typically used to cover and protect furniture and other belongings, but they can also be used to help move heavy items. Simply spread the blanket on the floor, place the item on the pad and drag it. This tip will help if the heavy lifting becomes too much and you want to relocate or rearrange items in the house.

Learn more with our handy guide to moving blankets and furniture pads.

2.) Invest in stretch wrap

Protect your items like a pro with this handy tool. Stretch wrap, unlike tape, is stick free and easy to apply and remove. Wrap furniture, cover drawers, keep cabinet doors closed and bundle awkward items together. Stretch wrap can also be used to wrap moving blankets and pads around furniture and other hefty items. The uses are really unlimited.

3.) Use furniture covers

Quilted furniture covers will protect your expensive furniture from rips, tears and stains during a move. The covers fit snugly over your furniture offering premium protection. They can also be used if you ever need to put furniture in storage. Moving blankets, or pads, are a great alternative if you don't want to invest in covers.

4.) Get Moving Bands

Moving bands are like giant rubber bands. They stretch over your furniture keeping your drawers in place, saving you the hassle of having to pull them from your furniture. Bands are also often used instead of sticky tapes to wrap moving blankets and pads around bulky furniture to ensure optimal protection.


Shop US Cargo Control for all of your moving supplies needs. If you have any questions give one of our moving supplies experts a call at 800-867-1210. Happy Moving!

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